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oophyte

[oh-uh-fahyt] /ˈoʊ əˌfaɪt/
noun, Botany
1.
the gametophyte of a moss, fern, or liverwort, resulting from the development of a fertilized egg.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; oo- + -phyte
Related forms
oophytic
[oh-uh-fit-ik] /ˌoʊ əˈfɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for oophytic

oophyte

/ˈəʊəˌfaɪt/
noun
1.
the gametophyte in mosses, liverworts, and ferns
Derived Forms
oophytic (ˌəʊəˈfɪtɪk) adjective
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